Charlene Wittstock, a once Olympic swimmer from South Africa became Princess Charlene on Friday when Monaco’s Prince Albert II took her to be his wife.
The union took place during an ‘intimate’ civil ceremony, which was then followed by a massive religious wedding today.
Princess Charlene looked stunning in both ceremonies; with two big names helping her.
Working with Karl Lagerfeld for her civil ceremony outfit, the two came up with a soft, radiant sky-blue suit.
Fashion commentators have already dubbed the color ‘Charlene blue’.
After the ceremony and into the evening, the princess took off her jacket to reveal a lace-trimmed corset.
For Saturday’s religious ceremony, Giorgio Armani, one of Princess Charlene’s longtime favorite designers was responsible for her gown.
A combination of more than 2,500 hours of work, a strong-lined, made-to-measure concoction of more than 130 meters (about 140 yards) of different silks, 40,000 Swarovski crystals and 20,000 mother of pearl beads went into the dress [middletown journal].